O que eu aprenderei?


This program has been developed for those seeking employment as power engineering technologists who operate and troubleshoot the energy components in such industries as industrial power plants (chemical, food, pulp and paper etc.), electrical power plants (coal, gas, nuclear, wind, solar, methane, cogeneration, flex fuel etc.), or commercial buildings. The work may involve system monitoring and work with boilers, turbines, and condensers in steam power plants as well as internal combustion engines. Subjects of instruction will follow the Standardized Power Engineers Examination Committee (SOPEEC) syllabus and prepare the students to write the Technical Standards and Safety Authority (TSSA) examinations for 4th and 3rd class certification after 2 years as an operator. This program features co-operative training and use of a state-of-the-art power systems control room simulator.

Program Learning Outcomes

The graduate has reliably demonstrated the ability to:

  • work in accordance with practices and procedures that minimize risk and enhance personal and public safety;
  • operate the components of a power plant including boilers, turbines, internal combustion engines, generators, condensers, and auxiliary equipment;
  • use industry standard power engineering technology in the performance of work and be able to adapt to changes in the industry;
  • relate effectively to coworkers, subordinates, and supervisors in the work environment;
  • perform duties in accordance with established codes, regulations, and legislation;
  • work in a professional manner and employ ethical practices;
  • use strategies that mitigate the effects of power generation on the environment;
  • identify problems with power plant systems and equipment;
  • apply basic entrepreneurial strategies to identify and respond to new opportunities.

Career Opportunities

The graduate of this program may find a rewarding career as a power or operating engineer in a wide variety of industries including electrical power generating plants, heavy and lighter industries, schools, hospitals and other commercial buildings. This may include operation of a small scale power plant such as those that exist in remote northern aboriginal communities.

De qual departamento farei parte?

Georgian College

Opções de estudo

Período integral (5 SEMESTERS, PLUS 1 WORK TERM (2 YEARS))

CAD$13.340,00 (R$ 52.319) por ano
CAN $6,670 for each fall, winter and summer
Data de início

Esperado Maio, Setembro 2020


Owen Sound Campus

1450 8th Street E,


Ontario (ON),

N4K 5R4, Canada

Requisitos de admissão

Para estudantes internacionais

Applicants must hold OSSD or equivalent with the following:

  • Grade 12 English (C or U)
  • Grade 12 Mathematics (C or U)

Mature students, non-secondary school applicants (19 years or older), and home school applicants may also be considered for admission. Eligibility may be met by applicants who have taken equivalent courses, upgrading, completed their GED, and equivalency testing.

Applicants must meet ONE of the following criteria to meet Georgian’s language proficiency requirements:

  • TOEFL Internet-based test (IBT): 79
  • TOEFL Paper-based test: 550
  • IELTS Academic only: 6.0
  • YELT: 1-5
  • TOEIC: 800
  • Graduate of Level 8 of Georgian’s GAAS - English for Academic Purposes: 60% in certificate or completion of level 8 with 70% or higher
  • Canadian Academic English Language (CAEL): 60
  • Pearson Test of Academic English (PTE): 58
  • Cambridge English: Advanced (CAE): 170

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